Welcome to the official website of our departed friend, WWII Marine R.V. Burgin.

You may have read about R.V. in Eugene Sledge's book, With the Old Breed, and if not, you can see his story in the mini-series, The Pacific.

Here you can learn more...

Hear R.V. describe his combat experiences in the Pacific War!

See never-before-seen photos of R.V. from his WWII days and recent trips to Hollywood!

And, for autograph collectors, here you can buy collectibles hand signed by R.V.!

The Today Show: Meet the vet behind ‘Pacific’ hero . . .

The Courier:
Man Behind the Miniseries

Veteran R.V. Burgin Fought In 'The Pacific'

Houston Chronicle:
Miniseries, book record vet's Pacific war memories

The New York Times:
No Enchanted Evenings in This Pacific Warfare

The Dallas Morning News:
'Islands of the Damned' book review

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